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2022 24 JAN

Care Workers added to Skilled Worker Route

Care Workers added to Skilled Worker Route

Carers are now added to the shortage occupation list by the Home Office and will be able to apply for a skilled worker. This will be reflected from 15 February 2022. The salary required will be £20,480 or £10.10 or 80% of the going rate, whichever is higher.

The care workers will require to get a criminal record certificate from the countries they have lived in for 12 months or more in the last ten years.

The care workers cannot be sponsored by a private household, and they cannot be a sponsor for skilled workers.

European Convention on Human Rights

The ECHR is not being changed. The primary legislation of ECHR is not being changed, even though the UK is now outside the EU. 


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